Memorial Medical Center to Hold
Free Seminar on Colon Cancer
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[February 27, 2017]
– Memorial Medical Center will host a free seminar on colon cancer
on Thursday, March 9, at the Memorial Center for Learning and
Innovation, 228 W. Miller Street.
The program, “Get Your Rear in Gear: Demystifying Colon Cancer to
Save Lives,” begins at 5 p.m.
The 90-minute program will feature keynote speaker Shannon Davis, a
registered nurse and a colon cancer survivor, who will share her
Dr. Ashish Chopra, a gastroenterologist and hepatologist with
Springfield Clinic, will talk about colonoscopies, bowel preps and
who should be screened for colon cancer.
Dr. Jan Rakinic, a colorectal surgeon with Southern Illinois
University School of Medicine, will discuss polyp discovery and
removal, follow-up and understanding of final reports and who is a
Light refreshments will be served. Free parking is available on the
first and third levels of the Memorial Center for Learning and
Innovation's parking garage at Rutledge and Carpenter streets.
To register, visit MemorialMedical.com/Events or call 217-788-3333.
[Michael Leathers, Memorial Health